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Result: 2018 Scottish Championships: Championship Section

Whitburn retains the Scottish title in Perth to book their place in London in October and Montreux in 2019.

Whitburn with cup
  A brace of high class accounts concludes the weekend in Perth.


Championship Section:

Test Piece: Odyssey (Kevin Norbury)
Adjudicators: Paul Holland & Dr Michael Ball

1. Whitburn (Prof Nicholas Childs) — 94**
2. Co-operative Funeralcare (Russell Gray) — 93*
3. Kirkintilloch Kelvin (Charles Keenan) — 90
4. Bo'ness & Carriden (Lee Skipsey) — 89
5. Bon Accord Silver (Stephen Malcolm) — 88
6. Newtongrange Silver (Andrew Duncan) — 87
7. Dalmellington (Richard Evans) — 85
8. Bathgate (Anne Crookston) — 83
9. Tullis Russell Mills (Tony George) — 82

*Qualify for National Final at Royal Albert Hall
** Whitburn qualifies to represent Scotland at the 2019 European Championship in Montreux

Cornet: Whitburn
Trombone: Whitburn
Flugel: Co-operative Funeralcare
Bass Section: Co-operative Funeralcare
Bass: EEb bass (Dalmellington)
Baritone: Co-operative Funeralcare
Percussion Section: Whitburn


Result: London & Southern Counties Regional Championship: Third Section

March 18 • LGB Brass leads the way back to another National Final appearance alongside St Sebastian Wokingham and Milton Keynes Brass.


Result: 2018 North of England Regional Championship: Third Section

March 18 • Barton Community heads to Cheltenham with Knaresborough Silver at their side after a cracking Third Section battle in Durham.

Upper Rhondda

Result: 2018 Welsh Regional Championship: Fourth Section

March 18 • Upper Rhondda beat the snow and the opposition to head to Cheltenham with the youngsters of Cwmtawe Youth

Ian Williams

Williams memory at Brangwyn Hall

March 18 • There may be a keen battle for glory today in Swansea, but people will take time to remember one of the finest players to grace the Brangwyn Hall stage.

Black Dyke Band - The Hawth, Crawley

Sunday 18 March • The Hawth, Hawth Ave, Crawley RH10 6YZ

Contest: Welsh Regional Championships

Sunday 18 March • Brangwyn Hall, The Guildhall, Swansea SA1 4PE

Contest: London & SC REgional Championships

Sunday 18 March • Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage SG1 1LZ

Contest: North of England Regional Championships

Sunday 18 March • The Gala Theatre, 1 Millennium Place, Durham DH1 1WA

Black Dyke Band - Mirfield Parish Church

Thursday 22 March • Mirfield Parish Church, 38 Church Lane, Mirfield WF14 9HX

Clifton and Lightcliffe Band

March 18 • Our third section B Band are looking for Cornet and Trombone players. Rehearsals Friday's 7.00 - 8.15pm and Sunday mornings 10.00 - 12.15pm Based at Bailiff Bridge Brighouse. Our Saturday morning training band is also looking for players. All abilities.

Clifton and Lightcliffe Band

March 18 • Second Section band we are looking for a 2nd Trombone and back row cornet. We have a busy concert calendar and a trip to Italy planned for August 2018.. Based at Bailiff Bridge Brighouse.

Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band

March 17 • Musical Director due to work commitments, the Wakefield Metropolitan Band seeks applications for this position. 1st section band with a 5th place at the areas. We require someone with the drive and ambition to take us to the next level is this you ?

Stan Lippeatt

Conductor, adjudicator, tutor